On Sunday, 9 September 2017, Hundreds of guests came to celebrate Augustine's eight decades of accomplishments (many of which are recorded in her fonds!). During her birthday speech, Jean Augustine shared her pride in preserving her records at York University Libraries.
What an entrance for Dr. Jean Augustine as our community celebrates this amazing woman #onpoli [...]
The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) escape the reading room and reach out to the wider public through the work of its researchers and partnerships. Over the summer, archival holdings play a starring role in a book on the Mariposa Folk Festival, in addition to an installation featuring Joyce Wieland and an exhibition titled [...]
The Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections (CTASC) escape the reading room and reach out to the wider public through the work of its researchers and partnerships. Over the winter semester, archival holdings played a starring role in two public exhibitions featuring Helen Lucas and Yorkville's folk music scene in the 1960s.
Exhibit: Canadian Soldiers of the First World War
Author and curator: Ryan Targa
Location: Scott Library, Second Floor Atrium
13 April 2015 - 1 May 2015
The years between 2014 and 2018 mark the 100th year anniversary of the First World War. During this conflict the Great Powers of Europe contested one another for total supremacy, bringing with them [...]
In honour of Remembrance Day, the archives has installed an exhibit of letters written by servicemen and women during the First and Second World Wars. A complement to the online exhibit Letters Home, patrons can browse the physical exhibit material now on display on the second and third floors of the Scott Library.
December 6 is the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women in Canada.
Established in 1991 by Parliament, this day marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal.
As well as commemorating the 14 young women whose lives ended in an act of gender-based violence, December [...]